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Strike swiftly!

the 70th Tank Battalion from North Africa to Normandy to Germany

by Marvin G. Jensen

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Published by Presidio Press in Novato, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Tank Battalion, 70th -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 342-344) and index.

      Other titlesStrike swiftly, the seventieth Tank Battalion from North Africa to Normandy to Germany
      StatementMarvin Jensen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.306 70th .J46 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 350 p. :
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1010208M
      ISBN 100891416102
      LC Control Number96050273

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In this role, it saw action in the Mediterranean and European Theater of Operations, making assault landings and fighting with the 9th Infantry Division in North Africa, Type: Armor. Description. Title: Strike Swiftly – 40 Years of 2 Commando Company Author: Higgins, John Barry Condition: Mint Edition: 1st Edition Publication Date: ISBN: Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 82 pages Comments: The history of the 2nd Commando Company.

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